Insulin Articles (2) and Comprehension Questions / BIOCHEMISTRY / GENETICS
The hormone insulin may be discussed during instruction of Human Body Systems &/or Biochemistry when the topic of the digestion of glucose comes up. It may also be mentioned during instruction about the maintenance of dynamic equilibrium or lack of homeostasis, as in individuals with diabetes. The topic is also relevant during discussion of modern Genetic Engineering Techniques in terms of the mass production of human insulin.
These two articles provide interesting background knowledge for biology students. Article topics include:
Insulin Lowers Blood Sugar with 7 short-answer questions & 1 research question
Making Insulin with 11 short-answer questions